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Each letter of the word “Mathematical” is written on individual pieces of paper and placed in a bag. You reach into the bag and pull out a letter. What is the probability that it’s a vowel?

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1 week 2021-11-26T00:17:33+00:00 2 Answers 0

5/12

Step-by-step explanation:

Mathematical has 12 letters and 5 of those letters are vowels so the chances of you picking a vowel is 5/12 which is also 41.6% repeating

The probability is 42%

Step-by-step explanation:

1. First take in account that the probability of take a vowel will be given by the following equation:

2. Count the number of vowels.

The number of vowels in the word “Mathematical” is 5

3. Count the total number of letters.

The total number of letters (including the vowels) in the word “Mathematical” is 12

4. So we have the following:

Therefore, there are a probability of 42% that the piece of paper will be a vowel.